Python.h is broken on NetBSD and FreeBSD

Eric S. Raymond esr at
Mon Oct 24 12:36:16 UTC 2016

Hal Murray <hmurray at>:
> What does it mean to "compile" a header file?

Two Python files are generated from C .h files, to keep cartain Python magic
numbers gunctions equivalent to corresponding C macros.

> Why is it compiling pthon stuff twice?

.pyc and .pyo versions.
		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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